Aug 14, 2019 | Really Great Ingredients

Roadhouse Red Rage Sauce: A Recipe

How do you make really good BBQ sauce?

A rack of Roadhouse ribs with Red Rage BBQ sauce.

If you plan on grillin’ yourself, though, let’s at least make sure you have a BBQ sauce that will make your feast unforgettable. Ever wondered why our Red Rage tomato-based sauce is so good? 

Roadhouse Red Rage BBQ Sauce

Course Sauces
Cuisine American
Keyword Barbeque
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes


  • heavy-bottom stock pot


  • 3 cups ketchup
  • 1/2 cup Muscavado brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup finely diced onion
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup pilsner beer
  • 2 tablespoons raw honey
  • 2 tablespoons dark molasses
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons ground coffee
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Urfa pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground dried chipotle chili peppers
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Pequin chili flakes
  • 3/4 teaspoon sea salt


  • Combine all of the ingredients in a heavy-bottom stock pot and mix thoroughly. 
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. 
  • Allow the sauce to gently simmer for 30 minutes or so, stirring occasionally.
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